Top 10 Pilates Retreats Around the World

Top 10 Pilates Retreats Around the World


Discover the world through Pilates as we share our top 10 Pilates retreats around the world. From Portugal and France to Mauritius and Thailand, these lush locations are sure to tickle your fancy. Developed by Joseph Pilates this method is designed to help you improve your concentration and control your breathing, precision and flow of the body. With a stay at one of these luxurious retreats you’ll be training muscles you didn’t even know existed whilst exploring the world and giving your mind and body a well-deserved break.

The Top Pilates retreats around the world include:

  1. Pilates at The BodyHoliday, St Lucia
  2. Yoga & Pilates at COMO Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos
  3. Sport at Lily of the Valley, France
  4. Fitness and Wellness at La Palma & Teneguia Princess Vital and Fitness, La Palma
  5. Fusion Fitness™ at Palacio Estoril Golf and Spa Hotel, Portugal
  6. Physique at Shanti Maurice Resort and Spa, Mauritius
  7. Pilates Reformer Bootcamp at Absolute Sanctuary, Thailand
  8. Weight Loss at SHA Wellness Clinic, Spain
  9. Forte Village, Sardinia, Italy
  10. Pilates at COMO Uma Canggu, Bali


St Lucia: Yoga or Pilates at The BodyHoliday

Group Pilates Class at The BodyHoliday in St Lucia

Strengthen your body and soothe your mind on the BodyHoliday yoga and Pilates programme. Guest can enjoy daily one-on-one Pilates lessons that are tailored to suit your ability and goals along with complimentary attendance to multi-activity holiday classes. From Zumba and step aerobics to box fit and tai chi, this retreat has a class to suit all interests. Make the most of the state-of-the-art spa facilities and indulge in treatments including full body massages and hand and foot therapies designed to complement your wellness goals. Fill your free time with adventurous activities including scuba diving, extreme mountain biking, water skiing and tennis. 

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Turks & Caicos: Yoga & Pilates at COMO Parrot Cay

Aerial view of COMO Parrot Cay in Turks and Caicos

Soak up the stunning coastal scenery of Turks and Caicos as you take the first steps to a healthier lifestyle on our Pilates break. Reach peace of mind and increase your flexibility on a Pilates and yoga retreat in Parrot Cay. This exclusive private island escape boasts beautiful white sandy beaches and exquisite turquoise waters. Enjoy daily classes including reformer Pilates and Pilates foundation sessions alongside more adventurous activities such as windsurfing, paddle boarding, and mountain biking. Compliment the benefits of Pilates with indulgent spa treatments including soothing massages to ease your muscles, relaxing Japanese baths and bubbling Jacuzzis.        

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France: Sport at Lily of the Valley

Indoor Pilates Class at Lily of the Valley in France

Get ready for some active fun at Lily of the Valley in France. Take part in Flying Yoga, aqua-Pilates, aqua-boxing and TRX for some action-packed fun before relaxing with some vinyasa yoga and Pilates. A Nordic walk and morning jog will allow make for the ideal adventure holiday and will allow you to explore your beautiful surroundings whilst meeting like-minded people. The personal health coaching session will give you a great idea about your goals and how to make the most out of your holiday whilst the health coaching session will allow you to learn great tips about keeping your body fit and healthy.

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Canary Islands: Fitness and Wellness at La Palma & Teneguia Princess Vital & Fitness

Group Pilates Class at La Palma and Teneguia Princess Vital and Fitness in La Palma

Escape to La Palma & Teneguia Princess Vital & Fitness in La Palma for the ultimate Pilates holiday. Explore your beautiful surroundings on the more aptly titled Isla Bonita, 'Beautiful Island' there are black sand beaches, volcanoes and caves and so much more to discover. Continue your health kick by indulging in the delicious vegetarian and vegan options for a nutrition friendly holiday experience. Enjoy private Pilates sessions and treat your body to a variety of spa treatments from full body massage to a relaxing hot stone massage. With daily fun activities to choose from including Zumba, cycling, GAP and combat training you are sure to return from La Palma with a spring in your step.

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Portugal: Fusion Fitness at Palacio Estoril Golf & Spa Hotel

Pilates at Palacio Estoril Golf and Spa Hotel

Experience the re-energising benefits of Pilates on a healthy holiday to Portugal. Develop the stepping stones to a healthier way of life as you tone your physique and calm your mind on our Fusion Fitness holiday. Enjoy the physical and mental benefits of Pilates with the views over the Bay of Cascais and Estoril. Match Pilates with other wellness activities such as yoga and for total relaxation of the mind, body and soul head to the luxurious spa and enjoy holistic therapies and treatments.

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Mauritius: Physique at Shanti Maurice Resort and Spa

Pool and palm trees at Shanti Maurice Resort and Spa in Mauritius

On this holiday in Mauritius, you can strengthen your body and calm you mind with Pilates while you soak up the sun in the idyllic climate. Strengthen your body and improve your mood on the ultimate de-stress holiday set amidst tropical gardens boasting fantastic views of the surrounding hills and off shore reefs. At this luxury wellness resort, world class instructors will guide you through both mat and apparatus helping you achieve your wellness goals. Compliment your Pilates practice with well-being activities such as yoga and meditation before enjoying indulgent spa treatments in the award-winning spa.

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Thailand: Pilates Reformer Bootcamp at Absolute Sanctuary

Group Reformer Pilates Class at Absolute Sanctuary

Boost your strength and flexibility on a Pilates reformer bootcamp holiday, situated on the beautiful island of Koh Samui. Guests can enjoy daily group Pilates reformer classes alongside two private classes, so whether you’re a beginner or a pro you can ensure your Pilates journey will be fun and rewarding. On arrival, guests will experience a wellness consultation and a postural analysis to get a clear picture of their goals from the get go. Relaxing treatments including absolute rejuvenation massage, Thai stretch, and a back, neck and shoulder massage will complement the rejuvenating benefits of Pilates leaving you feeling refreshed and re-energised.    

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Spain: Weight Loss at SHA Wellness Clinic

Pilates teacher guiding guest in pose at SHA Wellness Clinic

If you’re interested in Pilates, you can develop a leaner, more toned body and a healthier, calmer mind on our Pilates holiday in Spain. Increase vitality on a weight loss holiday where experts will work with you to perfect your technique emphasising the importance of the quality of exercise. With both private and group Pilates classes available, guests can be sure to realise their true potential. SHA offers a variety of other wellness activities from relaxing spa treatments such as detox massage to complimentary attendance to a number of group classes such as Tai Chi and healthy cooking classes.   

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Sardinia: Forte Village

Woman doing a pose by the pool

Improve your strength and refresh your body on a fitness spa holiday at Forte Village. Tone up and strengthen your core with Pilates personal training sessions. Enjoy two one-on-one yoga classes before indulging in a selection of specialised spa treatments, the founding home of Italian school of thalassotherapy. Try out a combination of seawater and soothing marine mud, renowned for it's therapeutic properties. Attend complimentary group classes such as boxing and Zumba and refuel in the evenings with 21 restaurants available to pick from!

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Bali: Pilates at COMO Uma Canggu

Pilates session at COMO Uma Canggu in Bali

Relax by the ocean on this serene Pilates retreat in Bali and let the sea air revitalise you. With private pilates lessons, a choice of soothing spa treatments and fresh delectable food on offer, you'll have everything you need to truly switch off and deepen both your practice and your relationship with yourself. Surrounded by beautiful scenery and just steps away from the beach, COMO Uma Canggu is an excellent choice if you're looking for the ideal tropical Pilates retreat in a relaxed but luxurious setting.

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